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South African Artist Faith 47 In Hawaii

South African artist Faith 47 created a large-scale piece titled "The Silence Before" at Pow Wow Hawaii.


South African artist Faith 47 was the only African artist to participate in Pow Wow Hawaii, a festival that brought together artists from all over the world to create large-scale street pieces between Feb 9-16 in Hawaii. Faith's work at Pow Wow is titled "The Silence Before." For more on her recent works stateside, check out photos from "Avondster" at Art Basel 2012 in Miami here.

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Veteran Ethiopian Political Activist Mesfin Woldemariam Has Died

The founder of the Ethiopian Human Rights Council, Professor Mesfin Woldemariam, has died from COVID-19 complications at age 90.

Ethiopian activist Professor Mesfin Woldemariam and founder of the Ethiopian Human Rights Council has passed away. Woldemariam reportedly passed away on Tuesday in the capital city Addis Ababa reportedly from coronavirus-induced complications. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has since expressed his grief upon hearing the news and extended his condolences to Woldemariam's family and all Ethiopians at large.

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Tunisian President Calls for Death Penalty Following Murder of Young Woman

President Kais Saied has called for the reinstatement of the death penalty following public outrage after the murder of a 29-year-old woman.